Volunteer Opportunities


2024 EMT Course Information

San Juan Island EMS is seeking individuals interested in serving their community by becoming certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). You are invited to apply to participate in the intensive 4-month training consisting of 190 hours of education beginning in January 2024. If accepted into the course, upon completion and certification as an EMT, individuals in good standing with the agency will be offered a volunteer position at San Juan Island EMS and course costs will be reimbursed.

San Juan Island EMS hosts Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) courses every two or three years. EMT courses are open to the general public and fulfill the necessary requirements to sit for the National Registry exam and become a certified EMT in Washington State.

Further Details and Information

An informational session regarding the course will be held on November 1st, 2023, at 6pm.

San Juan Island EMS
1079 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250


San Juan Island District Residents: $400
Other Islands: Inquire through your local emergency services department.

  • First priority for applications goes to San Juan Island residents; second priority to San Juan County EMS agencies on a space available basis
  • Cost of course includes all necessary textbooks and learning materials
  • Cost reimbursable for San Juan Island residents upon obtaining NREMT certification
  • Scholarships available for those with demonstrated financial need


The course will begin on January 6th, 2023, and end on April 24th, 2023. All applications must be submitted by November 6th, 2023. Applicants will be notified of admission by November 10th, 2023.

Already an EMT?

Are you interested in a Volunteer EMT position with San Juan Island EMS and already have a National Registry EMT Certification and/or State of Washington EMT License?  If so, please fill out an application and attach the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • NREMT Certification and/or State of Washington EMT License
  • High School or GED Diploma

Apply For A Volunteer EMT Position

Apply to be a volunteer at San Juan Island EMS! This application is for individuals who are already Nationally and State Certified as EMTs.

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